Symposium: "Gift in Turkic Culture", Center for Turkic Studies of Marmara University, Istanbul, 16 - 17 November 2005. Deadline : 2 September 2005.
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The purpose of the symposium is to document and analyse the occasion, function, meaning and types of gifts in Turkic culture. The distinction between gift, sacrifice, bribe etc., the traditional and legal aspects of this differentiation come under the interest of the symposium. You may approach the subject as a historian, anthropologist, philologist, folklorist, art historian...
If you would like to participate in this symposium, please send us the title and a very brief summary of your paper by 2 September 2005. Mailing address: Dr. Aylin Koc, Secretary to the Symposium, Email: email@example.com